Moving to Australia

Banking for students

Accounts for International students

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Banking for students

An easy to use everyday bank account; perfect for student life. Transfer money to Australia before you leave. Once you've arrived and have been identified in person at an ANZ branch, you can begin purchasing everything a student needs to settle in.

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What you get

Before you leave:

  • Once you’ve applied for an account, we’ll call to give you your new account details. You can then begin transferring funds straight away.

  • You’ll be able to check that your funds have arrived safely via ANZ Internet Banking.


Once you activate your account on arrival:

  • You won’t need to carry cash around. Pay for your purchases with your own money via your secure ANZ Access Visa Debit card3: online, over the phone, or in store Wherever Visa is accepted.

  • Access to your money on the go with the ANZ goMoneyTM mobile app and ANZ Phone banking.

  • Deposit wages into your new account as soon as you begin working.

  • All of your transactions will be protected by ANZ Falcon™ fraud monitoring.

What happens next…

  • Apply online – it takes less than 10 minutes!
  • Account opened with limited access, we’ll call you within 2 days to give you your account details.
  • You can transfer funds and know it has arrived safely with ANZ Internet Banking.
  • Fully activate your account upon arrival in Australia at any ANZ branch.

Related Topics

We want the start to your time studying in Australia to be as smooth as possible, so here are a few things you may need to know to help you settle in.

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